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19:15
19:15

Pope John Paul II To Become A Saint canonisation

Pope John Paul II is to become a saint, the Vatican has announced.Pope Francis has authorised a second miracle attributed to the late pontiff who reigned from October 1978 until his death in April 2005. Also to be canonized is Pope John XXIII who reigned from 1958 to 1963 and convened the Second Vatican Council which enacted sweeping reforms to modernise the Catholic Church.
18:10
18:10

Munyagwa Remanded to Ndorwa Government Prison mubarak munyagwa 2

Munyagwa told our reporter that the he was arrested last evening by police officers who intercepted his car and whisked him off to Special investigations unit Kireka where he was allegedly tortured. Munyagwa said that today morning he was driven to Kabale but did not know that that he was supposed to appear in court up to when he arrived in Kabale.
17:53
17:53

MPs To Meet Museveni Over Aronda Vetting 1

The parliamentary appointments committee chaired by Speaker Rebecca Kadaga will meet President Yoweri Museveni tomorrow at mid day at State House Entebbe over General Aronda Nyakairima\'s appointment as Internal Affairs minister.
17:29
17:29

Ugandans Far from Enjoying their Dignity – Participants in a CSO Fair Observe national ngo forum 3

The Civil Society Organization’s two day fair ended Friday, with stakeholders calling on Ugandans to exercise their civic, political and economic rights even as many feel that current economic pressures continue to undermine the enjoyment of their human dignity.
17:18
17:18

3 Killed in Luweero Hit and Run Accident 1

Three people have been killed in a fatal hit and run road accident at Kiwumpa about 45 kilometers into Luweero along Kampala-Gulu highway.
16:45
16:45

Education Activities Suspended As Interdicted Rakai DIS Refuses To Handover Office 1

Abu-Baker Mutaaya, the former Rakai District Inspector of Schools, has allegedly refused to hand over office as ordered by the Chief Administration Officer following a district council resolution.
16:15
16:15

Man, 18, To Serve 10 Years For Aggravated Defilement

High Court in Fort Portal on Thursday sentenced an 18-year-old man to serve 10 years at Katojo Prison for aggravated defilement.
15:58
15:58

Police Drops Embezzlement Charges Against Four Luweero Officials corruption

In 2012, Luweero town councilors lead by Chairperson LC3 Charles Ssebyala petitioned Police in Luweero to investigate and prosecute the officers in Anti-Corruption Court for embezzling funds in town council. The councillors accused town clerk Mugagga of causing financial loss of six million shillings.
15:23
15:23

Arua Radio Presenter Detained For Alleged Fraud 1

A radio presenter in Arua is in police custody at Arua Central Police Station for alleged forgery.
14:59
14:59

Former Minister Aggrey Awori Dragged To Court For Fraud land fraud

Aggrey Siryoyi Awori, the former Minister for Information, Communication and Technology -ICT is facing fraud charges. Awori has been dragged to court for allegedly selling his house to two people.
14:33
14:33

Luweero Authorities Ignore Occupational Safety Measures in Schools safety standards 2 2

Some of the schools include Kikuube Parents, Happy Hours Junior, New Ark Primary, Alpha and Omega Nursery and Primary, Creamland Nursery and Primary, God’s Love Junior, Nasser Foundation, Outspan Nursery and Primary,Jack and Jill Nursery, Mirembe Junior school among others.
13:41
13:41

UCA Appoints South African New Cricket Coach johan rudolph

The Uganda Cricket Association (UCA) has appointed South African born Johan Rudolph as the new coach of the national team. Former national team skipper Henry Okecho will be Rudolph’s assistant.
13:41
13:41

Nude Demo Amuria Councillors Released on Bond land disputes 2

Six Amuria district councillors arrested in connection with staging a nude demonstration in public have been released on Police bond nearly a week after their arrest.
13:32
13:32

North Kivu Governor Appeals To DRC Army To Stop ADF Advance

The governor of North Kivu province in the Democratic Republic of Congo has called on the Congolese government army to do everything possible to stop the advance of the ADF rebels. The rebels have since last week been gaining territory from retreating Congolese soldiers and are now said to be less than 25 kilometers away from Beni.
12:31
12:31

Cranes-Iraq Friendly Called-off fufa

The international friendly game that had been fixed for July 9 between Uganda and Iraq has been called-off after the world football body, FIFA banned Iraq from having matches at home because of insecurity.
12:29
12:29

Mbale Taxi Drivers Disassociate Themselves From Strike taxi drivers strike 2

The Mbale Taxi and Bus Drivers and Conductors Association has disassociated itself from the strike by drivers that paralyzed transport in most parts of eastern region on Monday.
12:11
12:11

Mbale Industrial Division Loses UGX 2.5B In Uncollected Property Tax mbale municipality 2

Industrial Division in Mbale Municipality has lost more than 2.5 billion shillings in uncollected property tax rates. Robert Wambete, the newly appointed division Senior Assistant Town Clerk, identified some of the notable defaulters as Bugisu Cooperative Union – BCU, Bank of Uganda and Centenary Bank among others.
11:09
11:09

Traders Count Losses as Kiosks Catch Fire at Border with DRC fire incidents

A night-time fire at Mpondwe border post in Mpondwe-Lubiriha town council, Kasese district, has destroyed 12 timber-made kiosks.
10:44
10:44

Gulu Head Teachers Summoned Over Poor Performance education 4

Gulu district local government has summoned secondary head teachers to explain the cause of poor performance at their respective schools. The directive issued by the office of the Local Council 5 Chairperson stems from the poor performance that Gulu has been recording in both local and national examinations even after the return of relative peace in the area.
10:20
10:20

Women Legislators Demand for Political Will To Combat Maternal Deaths new born deaths 1 2

Sylivia Namabidde Ssinabulya, the Chairperson of the Network for Women Ministers and Parliamentarians and MP for Mityana, said that leaders tend to focus on unproductive issues yet countries that previously had high maternal deaths like Rwanda, Ethiopia and Tanzania have managed to lower them because there is political will.
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